What's Happening at C. H. Booth Library

Team Brick Fundraiser

Did you know you can buy a hand-painted decorative brick to benefit the library? Through July, these are available to view at the Avance Day Spa at Sand Hill Plaza on Rte. 25 in Newtown. You can even request a subject by calling Rosemary at 203 426-2226.

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Read to Tucker

Independent readers of all ages can register for a 15 min time slot to read aloud to Tucker in the children's story hour room,  Thursday afternoons from 4:30- 5:30 pm, May 10th-June 21st.  Tucker is a 4 1/2 yr old standard poodle who lives with his poodle sisters and human parents in Newtown. Tucker was rescued after undergoing major throat surgery when he was a puppy so he needs to wear a gentle leader instead ...

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Intro to 3D Printing

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session to make your own 3D object. Please register. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS' Corner. For ages 12 to adult. Wednesday, June 6th, 3:00pm Thursday, June 14th, 11:30am Monday, June 18th, 5:00pm Monday, June 25th, 5:00pm                

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Multisensory Play Group for ages 2-4

Meets in the story hour room at 10am on the following Saturdays:  April 14th and 28th/May 12th and 26th/June 9th and 23rd.  Children will have the opportunity to explore a variety of sensory play experiences under the guidance of a certified Occupational Therapist and a Speech and Language Pathologist. The professionals are available to assist parents and children with strategies to optimize positive social behavior in a group setting.  We welcome children in all stages ...

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Summer Reading Volunteer Training

Takes place Wednesday, May 30th or Thursday, May 31st at 4:00pm in the library meeting room. Rising 7-12th grade students are eligible to become volunteers.  Everyone who would like to have scheduled hours must attend training--even if you volunteered in the past.  Summer reading begins June 25th and ends August 18th.

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POP! From Comics to Consumerism

Tuesday, June 5th from 6:30 to 8:00 in the Meeting Room. ArtScapades looks at the artists who broke down the boundaries traditionally separating fine art from everyday life, and laid the foundation for the art world’s aesthetic embrace of commodity culture.  This lecture looks at the lives and works of Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein (above), and Andy Warhol, and leaves the art world at the brink of Contemporary Art. Wine and light refreshments will be available. Please ...

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Sew a Tote with an Outside Pocket

Wednesday, June 13th at 5:15 in the chbMAKERS Corner. On National Sewing Machine Day, Jeannine will teach us everything we need to make a  tote bag with a handy pocket on the outside. All supplies are included for a $5 materials fee. Please register.  

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Le Théâtre du Grande Fromage: All About Cheese

On Wednesday, June 20th, at 6:30 in the Gathering Room (second floor) John P. DeLutio, aka the Cheese Man, will give a presentation about the history, science, and culture of cheese. He will share anecdotes and interesting facts about cheese production, a historical overview about the discovery and development of cheese, the appearance of cheese in mythology, the different types and flavor profiles of cheese, and the pros and cons of pasteurization. He will provide an ...

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Computer Tutor

Mondays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get one-on-one computer help on Mondays.
Sign up at the Reference Desk or schedule an appointment by calling 203-426-8552 or emailing boothref@chboothlibrary.org

Visit the Little Book Store
Books, gifts and more from the Friends of the C. H. Booth Library.
On the second floor of the library, across from the new books.




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Local and regional support organizations and services.

New Stories for Newtown is now available.


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